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Literature

 

Voogt, Johannes George Heinrich de

 

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)

 

Born: 1855, Wageningen, Gld, Holland. Died: 1935, The Hague, Holland.

 

career:

In 1876 appointed 2nd lieutenant in the D.E. Indian Army, in 1909 pensioned off with the honorary rank of major-general.

Vanda devoogtii J.J.Sm. was named after him (cf. Backer, Verkl. Woordenb., 1936).

 

Collecting localities:

Year of collecting unknown, but probably in the 19th century. N. Sumatra, Atjeh: Melaboe; Timor; N. Celebes: at Palele on the N. coast.1

 

collections:

He evidently collected living orchids on behalf of Hort. Bog.; dried material, made from some of these specimens, in Herb. Bog. [BO].

 

literature:

(1) cf. Bull. Jard. Bot. Buit. sÚr. 3, vol. 12, 1932, p. 146-147.